The iconic Ferry Building at the water's edge along San Francisco's Embarcadero is a great representation of the city within it's own building that serves as a transit hub for many neighborhoods as well as the surrounding communities on the bay including the stunning towns Marin County. Serving locals and tourists a like, the shops and eateries within the marketplace always please.
Spend the early afternoon tasting cheese from Point Reyes' Cowgirl Creamery and make sure you get a treat from Miette or Dandelion Chocolate. For lunch, stop in at Hog Island Oyster Company for freshness served with a side of bay views. But that's just the start. No matter what catches your eye while strolling the long hall in the marketplace, it is sure to represent San Francisco's best chefs, diversity and local made goods.
If you happen to be at the Ferry Building on Tuesday or Thursday (10am-2pm) or Saturday (8am-2pm), you will be blessed with a one of a kind, well known quality farmers market set up in front of the entrance with a large variety of vendors, with a majority beings organic. After your visit to the Ferry Building, explore the Embarcadero including the Exploratorium, ride the ferry along the Golden Gate Bridge to Sam's Anchor Cafe in Tiburon, explore the island of Alcatraz and don't miss Pier 39 further down the water for a full San Francisco day!
San Francisco Ferry Building | Weekdays: 10-6 | Saturday: 9–6 | Sunday: 11–5
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